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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Technology Management Services - (B.P.S)


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Technology Management Services is designed for experienced technicians who wish to enhance their technical expertise while at the same time increasing their skills in management, organizational relations, and communication; their knowledge of contexts within which the management of technology fits; their understanding of workplace issues that can affect productivity; and their ability to manage diversity in the workforce.

General Education (35-41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

Technology Concentration: 24 hours (12 hours must be upper division)


This includes courses taken from such departments as

• Engineering

• Engineering Technology

• Manufacturing Engineering

• Architecture

• Mathematics

• Computer Science

• Biology

• Chemistry

• Physics

• Earth Sciences

• and other approved courses.

Management Services (30 Hours)


Administration and Supervision (3 Hours)


Take one course from the following group:

Marketing and Public Relations (3 Hours)


Take one course from the following group:

Administrative Skills (3 Hours)


Take one course from the following group:

Statistical & Research Methods (3 Hours)


Take one course from the following group:

Political & Economic Context (3 Hours)


Take one course from the following group:

Thematic Studies (6 hours)


Any UNIV 3500-3599 or UNIV 4500-4599 course, CSED 4300, CSED 4205, PHIL 3514 Students complete a total of 6 credit hours in a University College thematic studies course(s) of their choosing. These courses are designed to broaden a student’s knowledge of significant themes in social, political, and religious history. Only specifically designated courses will meet this requirement. Students can complete one 6 credit hour class or two 3 credit hour courses. For a complete list of courses: http://www.memphis.edu/univcoll/resources/thematic_studies.php

Senior Project (3 hours)


The senior project is a student’s culminating experience or capstone designed to synthesize and integrate the content of a student’s program of study. The senior project is intended to fuse the two or more academic areas that comprise the student’s coordinated study (major) into an academically-relevant example of scholarship. Students will complete a thesis, task-based, or artistic project on a topic of their choice with approval of their senior project instructor. The senior project is completed during a student’s final semester. ALL sections of UNIV 4995 are taught online. Students will be assigned to a specific section based on the topic they select.

Electives


May be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120 with a minimum of 42 upper-division hours.

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